Redmi Note 5 Pro OS Update in India: Xiaomi Phone Receives MIUI 9.5.19 With Anti Rollback Protection

After the MIUI 9.5.17 update, Xiaomi has started pushing the MIUI 9.5.19 update for the Redmi Note 5 Pro.


Xiaomi had rolled out the MIUI 9.5.17 update for the Redmi Note 5 Pro users in India earlier this month. The company is now pushing yet another small update, arriving as MIUI 9.5.19. Based on Android 8.1 Oreo, the official change-log reveals the update brings improved performance, stability and updated system apps.

Redmi Note 5 Pro: MIUI 9.5.17 Update Now Rolling Out in India

The MIUI 9.5.17 update for the Redmi Note 5 Pro is now available in India via the OTA route. As we mentioned above, the key changes included with this update are improved performance, improved stability, and updated system apps. The update also brings Anti Rollback Protection, which means you will no longer be able to downgrade to a previous release once you install the MIUI 9.5.19 update on your Redmi Note 5 Pro. If you attempt to roll back to an older version of MIUI, you will end up bricking your device. Since no major changes have been introduced with this update, it weighs in at just 114 MB in terms of size. This means you may go ahead and download the update over the cellular data network instead of having to connect to a Wi-Fi network.

Redmi Note 5 Pro: Price in India, SBI Offers

The Redmi Note 5 Pro is available in India in two memory configurations – 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 64GB storage. While the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant was launched in the country at Rs.13,999, it is now priced at Rs.14,999. The 6GB RAM variant of the smartphone, on the other hand, is priced at Rs.16,999. Both the variants of the smartphone are currently on open sale on Flipkart as part of the Big Shopping Days Sale with 10% discount for SBI Credit Cardholders.

Redmi Note 5 Pro: Specifications, Features

The Redmi Note 5 Pro is equipped with a 5.99-inch Full-screen IPS LCD display with 1080 x 2160 Full HD+ resolution and an 18:9 aspect ratio. Powering the budget Redmi smartphone is Qualcomm’s 14nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz with an Adreno 509 GPU. In terms of memory, the octa-processor is paired with up to 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. For further expansion, the smartphone comes with a Hybrid Dual-SIM slot instead of a dedicated microSD card slot.

On the back of the smartphone is a 12MP + 5 MP dual-camera setup with AI Portrait Mode. For selfies and video calls, the Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with a 20-megapixel resolution selfie snapper on the front with a soft LED flash and AI-powered Beautify 4.0. The smartphone supports the Face Unlock feature as well. In addition to facial recognition, there is a fingerprint sensor as well on the back of the handset.

Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band, Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, an IR blaster, and 4G VoLTE. The smartphone packs a 4000mAh capacity battery, identical to the standard Redmi Note 5. However, the Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with fast charging support as well, which the Redmi Note 5 lacks. In terms of physical dimensions, the Redmi Note 5 Pro measures 158.6 x 75.4 x 8.05mm and weighs in at 181 grams.